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Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond is a professor of geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. He began his scientific career in physiology and expanded into evolutionary biology and biogeography. He has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. Among Dr. Diamond′s many awards are the National Medal of Science, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, Japan′s Cosmos Prize, a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, and the Lewis Thomas Prize honoring the Scientist as Poet, presented by Rockefeller University. He has published more than two hundred articles and several books including the New York Times bestseller "Guns, Germs, and Steel," which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

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1000 Events That Shaped the World

Jared Diamond; National Geographic




Natl Geographic Society

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A dramatic visual history featuring hundreds of illustrations, photographs, and maps chronicles more than three billion years of world events, from the earliest manifestation of life on the planet, to the contributions of prehistoric and ancient cultures, to today's high-tech world, accompanied by concise biographical profiles, chronologies, informational sidebars, and more. 35,000 first printing.

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Other editions: 2011, Softcover - 2010, Softcover - 2008, Softcover - 2008, Softcover - 2007, Softcover - 2007, Softcover - 2007, Softcover - 2007, Hardcover - 2006, 2006

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